Sunday, March 26, 2023

Tag: Europe/Russia

Iran punished for treatment of women

The U.S. initiates Iran’s expulsion from the UN women’s commission.

As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

How greedy corporations fuel inflation

“Companies make any kind of excuse to raise prices on everything."

The global seafood supply is being contaminated by microplastics, but major...

Our addiction to plastic is having negative effects all along the food chain.

COP26: Climate pledges don’t match up with policies—or consumer behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road.

COP26: Will humanity’s ‘last and best chance’ to save earth’s climate...

here is a chance we can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, but world leaders must hold businesses accountable and listen to Indigenous communities.

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before...

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.

Why the Taliban’s promise to stop the opium trade rings hollow

Uncertainty abounds over what the Taliban’s opium policy will actually look like. In the meantime, the farmers are planting the seeds for next year’s crop right now.

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Is Trump so desperate he’d risk getting shot to regain the White House? Without...

How can Trump end up looking like the dumbest, lyingest punk operative who ever escaped from the sneaky Naked City?

Fifth annual assessment of air pollution ranks cities, nations and regions around the world

The study confirmed that only six countries met the World Health Organization’s (WHO) updated safe levels of the deadly air pollutant, particulate matter (PM) 2.5.

Cancer patients challenge Biden admin’s refusal to lower price of lifesaving drug

“This is a drug that was invented with taxpayer dollars by scientists at UCLA and can be purchased in Canada for one-fifth the U.S. price."

Biden administration unveils nation’s first Ocean Climate Action Plan

“This Ocean Climate Action Plan is the first comprehensive approach that the U.S. has taken to leveraging the power of the ocean in the fight against climate change.”